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Speech and Language Disorders Directory
Children usually reach speech milestones -- like saying their first words or putting together basic sentences -- by a certain age. However, some children experience delays in speech and language development, which may signal a speech or language disorder. Stroke and other disorders may also cause disorders in other people. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about types of speech or language disorders, symptoms, how to treat it, and much more.
What's Causing My Sudden Speech Problems?
Talking is something we often take for granted. But what if you suddenly can't get the words out or can't say them in your usual way? Find out what could be causing your sudden speech problems and what you can do about it.
An Overview of Aphasia
Asphasia commonly affects people who've had a stroke or other injury to the part of the brain that controls language. WebMD explains how aphasia affects speech, writing, and language comprehension.
Recognizing Developmental Delays in Your Child: Ages 3 to 5
WebMD shows you how to spot developmental delays in children by age.
Developmental Delays in Children
Infants and young kids learn to crawl, talk, and potty train at different speeds. But if your child lags behind their peers significantly, they may have a developmental delay.